TROUT & SALMON MAY ISSUE

TROUT & SALMON MAY ISSUE

by Trout & Salmon |

INSPIRATION

12 Paul Procter returns to his beloved River Eden

28 Rob Hardy and Rob Edmunds break down big stillwaters

40 The fishing life of author David Profumo

42 Mark Melville welcomes rods back to the Spey

56 Beautiful Loganlea in Midlothian is admired by Peter Cockwill

62 Don Stazicker identifies our faults and suggests some fixes

68 Jim Coates chats with songwriter and gillie Colin Macleod

77 The journey from fluff to fly of Cressida Tomlinson

COMMENT

3 Editor’s welcome

8 First Cast

20 On the River with Dani Morey

22 Letters to the editor

37 Bob White is The Gillie

39 Simon Cooper’s Trout Talk

130 Last Cast goes to Giles Catchpole

THE KNOWLEDGE

82 Our expert team solves your queries in Game-fishers’ Surgery

86 Rob Denson’s ways with deer hair

88 Two key methods for olive-feeders recommended by Gareth Jones

92 Ian Hawkins’ epiphanies

93 Stuart Foxall upgrades the PTN

FLY-TYING

25 A brief history of Butchers by Stan Headley

52 Gary Lyttle shares flies from the Land of the Long White Cloud

66 Inside Matt Eastham’s fly-box

96 Hardy, Rio and Airflo gear reviewed

100 The latest fly-tying materials

REGULARS

10 Gallery

103 Fishing reports and news

120 Troutmasters

122 Properties with fishing

124 Reader offer

125 Crossword competition

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